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Early nerve damage caused by repetitive strain injuries can trigger "sick worker" syndrome -- characterized by malaise, fatigue and depression, and often mistaken for poor performance, according to a study by Ann Barr, Ph.D., and Mary Barbe, Ph.D., at Temple University's College of Health Professions. The study, "Increase in inflammatory cytokines in median nerves in a rat model of repetitive motion injury," is published this month in the Journal of Neuroimmunology. Repetitive strain injuries...
Too much play time can cause hand injuries, eye strain, experts say HealthDay News -- Video gaming is more popular than ever -- an estimated eight games were sold every second in 2004, according to industry experts. But with that increased interest in flashy graphics and button-mashing comes increased health concerns. Too much gaming can cause repetitive-motion injuries in the hands and arms, doctors say, as well as eye strain. There are even a few non-tech terms referring to the swollen...
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